Barbara Allen-Hagen Award

PbS is pleased to announced the winners of the 5th Annual Barbara Allen-Hagen Award. The winning facilities came from Indiana, California and North Dakota in 2011. The awards will be presented on Oct. 12 in National Harbor, Maryland.

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*Pictured are winners from the 2011 Barbara Allen-Hagen Award recipients.


New Report by The National Crittenton Foundation: Gender Injustice: System-Level Juvenile Justice Reforms for Girls -
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Wednesday, October 28, 2015
New Report from NCSL: Trends in Juvenile Justice State Legislation 2011-2015 -
The National Council of State Legislators (NCSL) has released a new report on state efforts to re-examine policies and rebalance approaches to j...
Monday, October 26, 2015
New Report from MacArthur Foundation: The Supreme Court and the Transformation of Juvenile Sentencing -
The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation announced the release of Professor Elizabeth Scott’s report: The Supreme Court and the Transfo...
Monday, October 05, 2015
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Performance-based Standards (PbS) is a data-driven improvement model grounded in research that holds juvenile justice agencies, facilities and residential care providers to the highest standards for operations, programs and services.


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PbS State/Agency Coordinator Training

The PbS State/Agency Coordinator Training is in Boston, MA from Aug. 4 - 6, 2016.

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PbS Perspective January 2016
A snapshot of data from the October 2015 collection.

Measuring Positive Youth Development
Aggregate data on selected outcome measures relating to positive youth development.